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LAUREN COHEN

 

EDUCATION:

​2012-2014 

MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London, UK 

2004-2008 

BFA Painting & Drawing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA 

RESIDENCIES:

2022-2023

MacDowell Residency, Peterborough, NH, USA

​2020

New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS Foundation), Brooklyn, NY, USA

2017 - 2018

Casa Quinze Garzas, Ichupio, Mexico

2016

MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, USA

2015 

Casa Quinze Garzas, Ichupio, Mexico

Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. Bethany, CT, USA

2010

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Skowhegan, ME, USA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2024

Brian's Wiener's at Upstate Art Weekend. KinoSaito. Verplanck, NY, USA

Serendipity Sky. ArtPort, Kingston, NY, USA

American Dream. Raynham Hall Museum, Oyster Bay, NY, USA

Nice Meats. Ghost Machine, New York, NY, USA

Felix Art Fair (Voloshyn Gallery), Los Angeles, CA, USA

​2023

Ceramics Show: BravinLee, New York, NY, USA 

Wassaic Project: Haunted Mill, October 27 & 28, 2023

Gowanus Open Studios: October 21 & 22, 2023

Holiday Charcuterie Booth. Park Slope, New York, NY, USA

Brian's Estate Sale. SPRING/BREAK Art Show, curated by Field Projects.  New York, NY, USA

Brian's Yard Sale at Upstate Art Weekend. Mother In Law's Gallery curated by Field Projects. Germantown, NY, USA

The Fisherman, Film Premiere. The Department of Film at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NY, USA

Paroxysm. Westbeth Gallery, Manhattan, NY, USA

2022

Key of Dreams. Van Der Plas Gallery, Manhattan, NY, USA

2021

Auction. Speedwell Projects, Portland, ME, USA

Works on Paper. Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Skowhegan Exhibition: Maine Jewish Museum, Portland, ME, USA

2020

Source Matters. NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

The Weight of the Temporary. NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

​2019

Alive in the Universe. Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, ITL

2017

Et Tu, Art Brute?  Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY, USA

One Summer Night. The Crypt Gallery, London, UK

2015          

Light Matter. Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

2014       

A New Circle. Forbidden City Gallery, Shanghai, China

Saatchi New Sensations. Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London, UK

Show RCA. Royal College of Art, London, UK

An Inoperative Mythology. Blyth Gallery, London, UK

2013

Bloomberg New Contemporaries. Institute of Contemporary Art, London & Spike Island, Bristol, UK

WIP. Henry Moore Gallery at Royal College of Art, London, UK

Notes to Self. Dyson Gallery at Royal College of Art, London, UK

Multiculturalism Is Dead. Interact Gallery, London, UK

2012

Exploding Cinema: Besides the Screen. Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2011         

Auction X: Artistic License. di Rosa, Napa, CA, USA

Land of Magic. Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, USA

2010         

SK10. SK10 Gallery, Skowhegan, ME, USA

2008          

If Painting Is Dead I am the Air Bomb That Blew It. Solo show, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

JAB. Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

I'm Scared Because There's Only One of You. SoCha Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

PROFESSIONAL:

2024

Artist Talk / Book Launch: The Invisible Cue Card Girl. Powerhouse Arts, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Zine Launch: You Should Have Seen It: It Was My Fault. Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, New York, NY, USA

​​​2023

Holiday Charcuterie Booth (Performance), J.J. Byrne Park, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY USA

The Today Show, "Holiday gift guide." October 20, Bella Druckman

The Creative Independent, "On Avoiding Creative Stagnation." July 19, Interview by Ariel Courage

MacDowell Podcast, “The MacDowell Basket” LitHub Radio, Peterborough, NH, USA

Park Slope Market Booth (Performance), Brooklyn, NY USA

2022

Book Launch, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Manhattan, NY, USA

Park Slope Market Booth (Performance), Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY USA

2021

Interview, "Rising From The Ditch: Salem and The Life of an Artist." History Happy Hour Podcast, The Salem Oracle 

Park Slope Market Booth (Performance), Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY USA

2018

Publication funding, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, New York, NY, USA

2017

Writer, The Art Story, New York, NY, USA

2016

Interview, Lyra Magazine, London, UK

Awarded, Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa: Endorsed by the Arts Council of England, London, UK

2015

Josef Albers and Education Today: Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT, USA

Visiting Artist, The Middlesex School, Concord, MA, USA

Teacher, The Clark School, Rowley, MA, USA

Publication, The Catlin Guide, London, UK

Visiting Artist, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK

PRESS:

Hyperallergic: "New York Gears Up For 2024 Upstate Art Weekend"​ By Maya Pontone

Powerhouse Arts: "Conversation Series, Lauren Cohen and PHA Ceramics Studio Director Biata Roytburd" 

Art As Form: "Lauren Cohen Interview, Episode 19" By Anastasia Shelest

ARTNews: "7 Standout Booths at Spring/Break's 'Wild Card' New York Show."  By Tessa Solomon

Artnet News: "A Trip to Spring Break Art Show Yields A Touching Encounter With Steve Buscemi, A Racy Call Center, and Much, Much More."  By Sarah Cascone

Hyperallergic: "The Imperfect Charm of Spring Break Art Show 2023."  By Lakshmi Rivera Amin

Brooklyn Magazine: "THE WILD SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW TAKES OVER AN ABANDONED MIDTOWN OFFICE BUILDING."  By Scott Lynch

The Creative Independent: "Multidisciplinary Artist Lauren Cohen on Avoiding Stagnation." Interview by Ariel Courage

COLLECTIONS: 

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

21c Museum 

MacDowell 

McNally Jackson Books, SoHo

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